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Unit 3 Sculpting Earth's Topography Lab Practical on Lord of the Rings and Fluvial Processes.docx

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Unit 3 Sculpting Earth's Topography: Lab Practical on Lord of the Rings and Fluvial Processes (1 point) Instructions BACKGROUND INFORMATION J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Ring trilogy has captured the imagination of millions of readers and movie enthusiasts. A key aspect of the story line is that Isildur cut this evil and powerful ring from the hand of Sauron at the 2:30 minute mark in this video Links to an external site. . Isildur then took the ring and was killed in the Great River Links to an external site. . The Anduin (Great River) is shown on this map Links to an external site. To get an idea of the size of this river, watch the first 20 seconds of this clip Links to an external site. . As you can see in this image Links to an external site. , the ring clearly fell into bedload! In the fluvial processes lecture, you learned that bedload is moved by traction (rolling and dragging) and saltation (bouncing). You can see the process of bedload transport in this clip Links to an external site. s. Even in small streams, if the high velocity zone is close to the bed, you can see gravel Links to an external site. the size of the ring moving.

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